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Former Ohio Bobcat linebacker Alphonso Lewis was arrested on Saturday for possession of an illegal open container in Athens. Lewis, 23, was charged with a minor misdemeanor and issued a citation. According to a court document, Lewis was in possession of "an open container of beer or intoxicating liquor in a public place." He did… Read More
D.J. Cooper, Walter Offutt, Reggie Keely, David McKinley, Ivo Baltic and Nick Goff will leave Ohio's program, after making a mark that will never be forgotten. The group will go down as one of the best classes in Ohio basketball history.
You’ve heard the saying, “the third time’s a charm.” For Jim Christian’s Bobcats, the charm couldn’t come at a better time than now. When Ohio faces off against Akron tonight at Quicken Loans Arena, both teams will be competing for all the marbles. For Ohio, the marbles come in the form of a second-consecutive NCAA… Read More
During his playing days at Kent State, shooting guard Omni Smith was a Bobcat killer, going 4-1 against Ohio over the course of two seasons. Now the Chicago native has hung up his high tops to pursue a coaching career, and the school he used to torment has suddenly become his first employer. “Me and… Read More
Ohio football officially announced its 2013 schedule earlier today, which features four games on the ESPN family of networks. The most challenging game on the schedule for Frank Solich and the 'Cats will undoubtedly be the season opener as the Green and White head to Louisville, Ky. on Aug. 31 to take on the defending… Read More
Junior shooting guard Nick Kellogg and sophomore point guard Stevie Taylor stopped by Studio B to talk basketball, video games and more. Ohio will next take the court this Saturday in Nashville against Belmont before its rematch against Akron next Wednesday.
Pat Chiesa sits down with the Ohio women's basketball play-by-play announcer Rob Schreier and color man Tyler Rosten to discuss what lies ahead for the Lady 'Cats.
On the first Wednesday of February every year, thousands of young football players across the nation choose where they’ll go to college. It’s known as National Signing Day, the first day that high school seniors can make their verbal commitments to schools binding by signing their National Letter of Intent. On Feb. 6th 2013, Ohio… Read More
Ohio cornerbacks Jarid Brown and DyQuan Stewart stopped by Studio B to chat with Showcase football reporters Pat Chiesa and Seth Austin. Brown and Stewart both signed their letters of intent on Wednesday and are already on campus working out with the team and taking classes. The two played prep ball at Fork Union Military… Read More
Martinsburg (W. Va.) Bulldog receiver and Ohio commit Cedric Brown chats with the Showcase crew in the latest recruiting podcast. Brown was the third-ranked recruit from West Virginia according to 24/7 Sports.
Offensive tackle Tate Leavitt and defensive end Casey Sayles talked with Showcase reporters Pat Chiesa, Seth Austin and Bryan Vance in the newest recruiting podcast. Leavitt and Sayles both signed National Letters of Intent early Wednesday.
Thirty-nine months ago, Garrett Downing was wrapping up his second and final season as host of WOUB's award-winning high school football show, "Gridiron Glory." Now Downing can say he's the proud member of another award-winning team: the 2013 Super Bowl champion Baltimore Ravens. "After the game on the flight ride home on Monday, they [members… Read More
The Bobcats lost their first Mid-American Conference matchup on the road to the Akron Zips, 86-72. The Bobcats’ big men got destroyed inside, being outrebounded, 39-21. Akron also received strong play from their trio of Zeke Marshall, Alex Abreu and Demetrius Treadwell. Marshall finished perfect from the field, hitting eight shots for 17 points and… Read More
This season has had its fair share of ups and downs for the Ohio Bobcats (15-5, 6-0 MAC). Despite some rocky play at times throughout the year and a difficult month of December, one thing has remained tired and true for the ‘Cats all season—Reggie Keely. “Without question he's been in a good rhythm,” Ohio… Read More
Just days after being named the top passer in college basketball by ESPN analyst Jay Bilas, Ohio point guard D.J. Cooper has been recognized as "Distributor of the Month" in ESPN's Men's College Basketball Nation Blog for the month of January. No player in Division I basketball accounted for more assists per 40 minutes than… Read More
D.J. Cooper is in the midst of arguably the finest season of his Bobcat career. His field goal percentage (.441) and 3-point field goal percentage (.350) are higher than ever, and he is averaging 2.5 more assists per game than last season despite playing nearly two minutes less per game. Cooper is currently tied for… Read More
Parkview (Ga.) running back Chris Carson became the 19th member of Ohio football's 2013 recruiting class when he verbally committed to the Green and White on Tuesday. The 6-foot-1, 190-pound high school standout with 4.5 speed chose the Bobcats over Miami (Fla.), Indiana, Kent State, South Florida and Maryland, among others. Showcase football reporter Pat… Read More
Showcase reporter Pat Chiesa sat down with the newest addition to Ohio's roster for the 2012-2013 season, redshirt sophomore Kadeem Green.
The Ohio Bobcats have started off Mid-American Conference play with four straight wins and have an opportunity to go 5-0 in the conference for the first time since the 1998-99 season. They’ll have to change it up a bit, though, as the Bobcats are on the road for both games this week against Miami (OH)… Read More
Showcase reporters Pat Chiesa and Carter Rodriguez analyze Ohio’s strong play to open 2013 and breakdown today’s conference showdown with Western Michigan.
Former Ohio right guard Eric Herman started 51 consecutive games in the trenches for the Bobcats through four seasons. Now, the Oregon, Ohio native who has earned the nickname “Iron Man” has been given a golden opportunity to showcase his talents in front of representatives from all 32 NFL teams. Herman attached an invitation to… Read More
After amassing 556 total yards to help lead Ohio to its second consecutive bowl victory and the largest margin of victory in Independence Bowl history (31), the Bobcat offense has picked up another distinguished honor. It has turned the ball over fewer times than any other team in the Football Bowl Subdivision for the 2012-2013… Read More
Since arriving in Shreveport, La. on Monday, the Ohio football team has had its hands full with activities. On Wednesday, the ‘Cats took part in “The Big Game Show” against their bowl opponent, Louisiana-Monroe. On Thursday, head coach Frank Solich and three of Ohio’s players took part in the Independence Bowl press conference at Independence… Read More
Ohio head coach Frank Solich, quarterback Tyler Tettleton, running back Beau Blankenship and free safety Gerald Moore took part in Ohio’s pregame Independence Bowl press conference at Independence Stadium on Thursday morning in Shreveport, Louisiana. The Bobcats will battle for their second consecutive bowl victory Friday at 1:00 p.m. Central Time against the University of… Read More
Showcase host Brad Appleton and football beat reporter Pat Chiesa preview Ohio's Independence Bowl showdown with Louisiana-Monroe set to take place this Friday at 2:00 P.M. ET. Among topics of conversation are Bobcat injuries, who to lookout for on ULM and who needs to step up for the 'Cats.